Introduction

Gender Crime Cell, was established in 2006 in National Police Bureau to address the lack of data on gender crimes in Pakistan, which limits accountability, constraints policy development and makes it difficult to monitor individual cases or advocate institutional change. GCC is supposed to function as a central repository of relevant data on cases of violence against women, and to assist policy makers to develop holistic and effective policy counter measures to prevent and punish violence against women .GCC acts as central repository of data and also assists top policy makers to develop holistic and effective counter measures to control this menace.